Gorilla, My Love
Toni Cade Bambara (Author)
DescriptionFifteen stories give us compelling portraits of a wide range of unforgettable characters, e.g., a young girl who suffers her first betrayal, a neighborhood loan shark who teaches a white social worker a lesson in responsibility, and more.
June 30, 1992
5.1 X 0.6 X 7.9 inches | 0.4 pounds
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About the Author
Toni Cade Bambara is the author of two short story collections, Gorilla My Loveand Seabirds Are Still Alive, and a novel, The Salt Eaters. She has also edited The Black Woman and Tales and Short Stories for Black Folks. Her works have appeared in various periodicals and have been translated into several languages. She died in 1995.
"Ms. Bambara grabs you by the throat...she dazzles, she charms." --Chicago Daily News "Among the best portraits of black life to have appeared in some time." -- Saturday Review "Bambara presents situations that build like improvisations on a melody....As drawn with spirit and subtlety. [Her characters] are-even in their defeats-a pleasure to watch." -- Newsweek